PLEASURE & LEISURE

BLACKPOOL TOWER

Discover the development, design and build of one of Blackpool’s iconic landmarks, including the history of its attractions old and new.

WINTER GARDENS

Explore the changing face of Blackpool’s oldest theatre, including the history of its magnificent array of rooms and past and present attractions.

SEASIDE TRADITIONS

Part 1: Visitors flocked to Blackpool in their thousands – find out how Blackpool developed as a holiday destination and discover its early attractions.

CINEMA HERITAGE

Blackpool at one time had 18 cinemas. There was a huge variety of buildings, styles and content making the town a picture-goers paradise. 

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RAIKES HALL

Little evidence of this past treasure remains - see the spectacular Royal Palace Gardens and their attractions from the perspective of the 19th century.

STANLEY PARK

A unique insight into the plans, design and history of Blackpool’s award-winning park and the histories of the surrounding area.

SEASIDE TRADITIONS

Part 2: From bathing huts to donkeys, learn more about what drew visitors back to Blackpool’s beaches year on year.

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